Eirik Espenes has extensive experience within real estate and construction law. He has expertise in the purchase, sale and lease of all types of real estate, organisation and development of residential projects, regulation and building issues, construction, the establishment and administration of housing companies, and land registry. He has brought many cases before the ordinary courts of law, including discretionary assessments and arbitrations in a broad range of cases, such as purchase, sale and leases, construction, the Norwegian Outdoor Recreation Act, Neighbour Act, Road Act, real estate brokerage, and easements.

Eirik has experience as a business leader and board member for several residential and commercial real estate companies. He has also been the CEO and head real estate agent of Tostrupgården Eiendomsmegling, where Eirik’s primary focus was on the development and sale of development property and housing projects.

Erik is recognised for his expertise in the area of real estate by Legal 500 and has been ranked as an up-and-coming lawyer in Finansavisen’s annual lawyer survey.

2013 Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma
2007 - 2013 General Manager, Tostrupgården Eiendomsmegling
2007 - 2013 Partner/Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Horgen
2004 - 2007 Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Horgen
2000 - 2004 Associate, Advokatfirmaet Horgen
1993 - 1993 Sergeant and Second Lieutenant, Norwegian Armed Forces
2004 Lawyers' practising certificate
2000 Master of Laws, University of Oslo
1992 Officer Candidate School
2022 Author of templates for real estate for Juridika, Universitetsforlaget
Recommended (2017-2023) Real Estate Legal 500 2022

"Eirik Espenes is extremely knowledgeable and an outstanding discussion partner who knows the real estate industry very well."

Up and coming (2021) Real Estate Finansavisen 2021